UPDATE: Father, Son Killed in Wreck Near Blooming Prairie
Blooming Prairie, MN (KROC-AM News) - An Austin man and his young son were the victims of Friday morning’s traffic wreck near Blooming Prairie.
The State Patrol identified the victims as 43-year-old Karl Erickson and his 9-year-old son Elijah.
The State Patrol says Erickson was southbound on Highway 218 when his vehicle crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a van driven by 79-year-old Paul Ingvaldson of Blooming Prairie. He was taken to St Mary’s with serious injuries and was reported in serious condition Saturday morning.
The wreck happened at 6:45 a.m. a mile north of Blooming Prairie.